Outcry Over Novel Casting Hamlet's Father as Gay Pedophile

Subterranean Press has released Hamlet’s Father, a retelling of Hamlet where Prince Hamlet’s father is portrayed as a child molester murdered by one of his past victims, Horatio. First published in 2008, the book was authored by Orson Scott Card, who wrote in 2004: “the dark secret of homosexual society – the one that dares… read more

Don Weise Launches Indie LGBT Publisher, Magnus Books

Today, Don Weise announced the launch of Magnus Books, an independently owned publisher of LGBT literature. Magnus—set to launch Fall 2011—will be based out of New York City and publish 15 to 20 new fiction and nonfiction titles per year. An industry veteran, Weise has worked with some of the most-recognized LGBT authors in the country,… read more

Don Weise Wishes Alyson the Best

Publisher Exits Gracefully On October 1st, 2010, Alyson Books publisher Don Weise said that he had terminated discussions with Here Media for the purchase of Alyson Books. “It’s heartbreaking that Here Media and I could not reach an agreement,” Mr. Weise said. Earlier this month, Mr. Weise pulled together a team of financial backers and… read more

Lammy Finalist Reading in NYC: April 22

Lambda Literary has partnered with libraries, bookstores, and festivals across the country to celebrate finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards. All readings are FREE and open to the public. RSVP on Facebook…. read more